Winter Special Sweet, Til ki Chikki

Til ki chikki
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Til ki chikki is a crunchy snack that requires sesame seeds and jaggery as its main ingredient. It is a super delicious winter snack that is generally made during festivals like Lohri and Makar Sankranti. Til ki chikki is a crunchy chikki that can be stored and enjoyed for months. So, here is the recipe of winter special chikki.

Tips to make perfect Til Ki Chikki:

  • Ensure to dry roast the sesame seeds on low flame.
  • If you want brown chikki use dark-colored jaggery.
  • To make the dish more nutritious you can add dry fruits to it.
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Per til ki chikki contains 54 calories:

  • Protein 1 g 
  • Carbohydrates 5.9 g 
  • Fiber 0.9 g 
  • Fat 2.9 g 
  • Calcium 58.6 mg 
  • Iron 0.6 mg 
  • Sodium 0.6 mg 
  • Potassium 26.3 mg 
Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 10 min
Ready in: 20 min


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  • Sesame – 1 cup
  • 1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 cup jaggery


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  1. Firstly, Take a pan and dry roast 1 cup sesame on low flame till it starts to splutter.
  2. Now, take a kadhai and heat 1 tsp ghee, and then add a cup of jaggery.
  3. Continue stirring on medium flame till the jaggery completely melts. 
  4. Now, boil the jaggery syrup on low flame till the syrup turns glossy and thickens.
  5. Check the consistency of jaggery syrup, by dropping syrup into a bowl of water, it should form a hardball.
  6. Next, simmer the flame and then add roasted sesame seeds.
  7. Stir it really well and ensure that jaggery syrup coats well.
  8. Quickly pour the entire mixture over butter paper or onto a steel plate greased with ghee. 
  9. Put it together forming a block, be careful as the mixture will be very hot.
  10. Then use a rolling pin to roll the slightly thick block.
  11. Let it cool down for a minute or two, and when it’s still warm cut into pieces.

Serve til chikki once cooled down completely, or store in an airtight container and serve for a month.